John Brearley Botswana Collection

Gashe and G/ishe. Dongo lamellophone duets. 3 songs [?]

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:33

  • Cultures

    Khoisan

  • Shelf mark

    C65/23

  • Subjects

    Lamellophone

  • Recording date

    1989-08-08

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Grootlaagte, north-west of Ghanzi in western Botswana settlement, Botswana

  • Performers

    G/ishe, G/ashe (braced bow), Gashe (dongo)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    Dongo duet. 3 songs: K//oi (da) - Fire; zo - dinosi (sets) - Honey bees; K≠ais -white paper (?). Spider's nest?

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African Harmony: The variations that each dongo player introduces adds harmonies. at times these are dyads at other times they result in triads, parallel motion, rhythmic harmony and contrary motion are all produced within this recording

Posted by Daniel Jones, Researcher on 16/04/2019 02:21:00